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'Our Enemies Are Watching Us': Trump, Clinton Respond To Baton Rouge Shooting

Following the shooting death of three law enforcement officers Sunday in Baton Rouge, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump blasted President Obama on Twitter and Facebook, saying he has "no clue" how to deal with a country that is a "divided crime scene."<p>Sunday's shooting follows a deadly …

Law Enforcement

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Sometimes the wise words of others can brighten your day, and make you really happy.<p>Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 …

Happiness

Do You Have A Guarded Heart?

In the past week, I've gotten several questions about blocks to receiving love (from both parties -- those with blocks and those who love someone who has a guarded heart) and how that affects relationships.<p>Here's the deal: we've all had bad relationships. We've all been hurt -- and, if we're …

Career FOMO: How to Stop 'Fear of Missing Out' From Ruining Your Happiness

You’ve felt it before. You’re at home on a Friday night with <i>Shark Tank</i> on the TV, a cold glass of Pinot Grigio in hand, feeling anxious and insecure instead of relaxed and self-assured, all because you glanced at your Instagram feed and saw the proof that all your friends, colleagues, and even your …

Employment

13 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Sleep

The Difference Between Being Happy and Being High

Breaking down how we decide which kinds of pleasure are acceptable and which ones are not OK.<p>Many people think of drug use, or other potentially addictive experiences like gambling, as more profane than sacred. Chemical or virtual highs, a lot of us believe, are cheap substitutes for genuine …

Consciousness

Science Says Sleeping Twice a Day May Be What Your Body Really Wants

It's not a new thing. It's actually in our history. It might explain some sleep disorders too.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Do you wake up in the middle of the night?<p>A lot?<p>Have you ever wondered that the reason isn't because …

Business Strategy

Trump's Angry Broadside Against Muslims and Immigration

The presumptive Republican nominee responded to the shooting in Orlando with a blistering attack on Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.<p>In a fiery, disjointed speech in New Hampshire on Monday, Donald Trump angrily denounced the attacks in Orlando, political correctness, immigration, Hillary Clinton, …

Barack Obama

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Tiger Woods

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

Fruits and vegetables that can aid weight loss revealed

More than 66% of Americans are now classed as either overweight or obese. But a recent study, published in the journal <i>PLOS Medicine</i>, shows that …

These Disturbing Images Reveal Brain Differences Between Men And Women

A new study offers “important clues.”<p>We know that women outnumber men significantly when it comes to mental illness diagnosis -- they're twice as likely to be found to have depression and anxiety disorders -- but the reasons why are less clear.<p>New research from the University of Montreal, published …

Try These Simple Workout Tweaks for a Beauty of a Booty

Buns of steel, right this way.<p>Your butt is the biggest and most important muscle you have, but your glutes can get a case of the lazies, forgetting to "activate" or "turn on" sufficiently during everyday tasks or workouts, says certified strength and conditioning specialist Bret Contreras, coauthor …

Donald Trump Has Landed: Republican Presidential Race 2016

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Why so many good doctors are leaving medicine behind for Silicon Valley

The world looks different when you’re eighteen and when you’re thirty—in some cases because your perspective has evolved, other times because the world has changed. Men and women drawn to careers in medicine while in high school or college are finding that when they emerge on the other side, things …

Digital Health

World’s Dumbest Med Student Takes Selfie Next to Pregnant Patient’s Vagina

Doctors shouldn’t stop to take a snap for Instagram as their patient is giving birth. But that’s just what one Venezuelan medical student did.<p>As a …

Pregnancy

Eye movements 'change scenes' during dreams

<b>For the first time, scientists have recorded from individual brain cells during the dreaming phase of sleep.</b><p>After each rapid eye movement (REM) they recorded bursts of activity that match what happens when we are awake and we see - or imagine - a new image.<p>They suggest that these well-known …

Sleep

Standing Ab Exercises with Weights

Aug 11, 2015<p>Take your abs to a whole new level by smashing them with some weights! Adding resistance to any exercise is a great way to jump off …

Donald Trump and Fox News Are Really Friends Again

Fox News is not kid­ding about mak­ing its peace with Re­pub­lic­an pres­id­en­tial front-run­ner Don­ald Trump.<p>After fa­cing off with Fox News’ …

How to Make Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

Need a healthy meal in a hurry? Forget Burger King and Chipotle. Protein shakes may be the fastest food of all.<p>There’s little to no prep work, no …

Nutrition

The 50 Happiest Animals You Will Ever See Anywhere

24. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. ” -William James<p>23. “The more you praise and celebrate your …

New Report Confirms What The GOP Won't Admit: Obamacare Is Working

More people are insured, and more people can afford their health care.<p>When Republicans carry on about what a “disaster” the Affordable Care Act is, they rarely acknowledge that the law is helping millions of people get health insurance.<p>But we don’t need Republicans to tell us these things. We have …

Incredibly Sexy Photos Of Trill Yoga Will Inspire You To Get It 'Om'

Namaste.<p>The slang word "trill" is a combination of the words "true" and "real," and those hip to trendy vernacular use it to validate someone's awesomeness and authenticity. So, when we spotted the hashtag #TrillYoga, we knew we were in for a treat.<p>In fact, a quick search of the hashtag on …